The Sierra Leonean Empowerment Network (SLEN) When the SLEN co-founders, Janice Williams, Desmond Ellis and Lenton Davies got together in early 2013, their aim was to create an initiative not yet seen in Sierra Leone or in Africa at large. They instigated a full scale attempt to divert from a popular krio saying “way u yams white, na for coba […]
When more than three hundred million men, women and children still live in poverty on the African continent, a land with so much wealth and potential, we must ask ourselves what our role (as Africans living in the Diaspora) is in ‘Engendering an Inclusive Africa ’. This was the question the African Society of Cambridge University aimed to answer at the […]
Mark Zuckerberg’s newly formed $48 billion venture, the ‘Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’, has announced its first lead investment of $24 million dollars in African start-up Andela. Not only does Andela now have the internet’s most powerful man backing them, but GV (formerly Google Ventures) is also in on the investment!
At Movemeback HQ, we have often pondered the question: “how as a man, can you support African education and look good doing it?” We think we have found the answer! Reddendi is a new startup founded by two London Business School students, Neeraj Dalmia and Stefan Humphries. Reddendi is a premium menswear brand that was created with a core vision of giving back to […]
This year LBS Africa Club and its 15th Africa Business Summit were ground breaking in a number of ways: Firstly, it brought to the stage a number of heavy hitters – Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation; Bob Diamond, Founder and CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital; Ken Njoroge, Co-Founder and Group CEO of Cellulant; and Sola David-Borha, CEO of Stanbic […]
On March 12 2016, Movemeback partnered with The Oxford Business Forum Africa for Unreasonable Africa. Check out our video highlights from the day!
To commemorate Africa Day, the African Society of Cambridge University (ASCU), in partnership with various Africa-focused student societies across the University of Cambridge, has organised, Africa Together 2016, a day long event being held on June 10th to showcase, educate and celebrate the African continent and its people.
Guest Post from Oxford Africa Conference 2016 Oxford University convenes experts to generate new perspectives on Africa’s governance, youth leadership and business landscape The Oxford University Africa Society announced the final programme today for its 2016 Oxford Africa Conference on May 20th and 21st. Themed “Challenging Narratives: Governance, Youth Leadership, and Business in Africa”, the two-day event held in the University’s […]
Welcome to the latest instalment of your Movemeback Newsletter – bringing you exciting African opportunities, and the latest from the Movemeback Community. What are your plans for the weekend? No doubt, if you are in London, you will be at the London Business School’s Africa Business Summit 2016 on 7th-8th May. In addition to keynotes from the likes of Bob Diamond […]